openSUSE Security Update : opie (openSUSE-SU-2011:0848-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75700


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes off-by-one errors in opiesu (CVE-2011-2489) and missing setuid() return value checks in opielogin (CVE-2011-2490).

This update also removes the setuid bit from opiesu program. If you rely on the setuid bit on opiesu, add the following line to /etc/permissions.local :

/usr/bin/opiesu root:root 4755


Update the affected opie packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75700

File Name: suse_11_3_opie-110628.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opie, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opie-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:permissions, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2489, CVE-2011-2490